Java > Scala
Alex Rønne Petersen
xtzgzorex at gmail.com
Sun Dec 18 13:15:09 PST 2011
On 18-12-2011 21:08, Paulo Pinto wrote:
> Walter Bright Wrote:
>> On 12/18/2011 11:00 AM, Paulo Pinto wrote:
>>> Walter Bright Wrote:
>>>> I find this an odd statement because the Java VM is written in C, so therefore
>>>> it is on the same or fewer platforms than C.
>>> Which specific Java VM are you talking about?
>>> They come in all flavors, written in Assembly, C, C++ and even Java.
>> I thought they were all written in C.
> The SunSpot VM is written in Java with a very small subset of C code.
> The Jikes RVM is written mostly in Java.
> The Maxime VM is written mostly in Java
> The Oracle/Sun HotSpot is written in C++
> And this is just a small list, as there are quite a few JVMs around.
It is also worth mentioning Joeq (not a Java VM per se, but it does
support Java bytecode loading), which is written in Java.
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